Texas Administrative Code
Title 22 - EXAMINING BOARDS
Part 9 - TEXAS MEDICAL BOARD
Chapter 160 - MEDICAL PHYSICISTS
Section 160.1 - Purpose

Universal Citation: 22 TX Admin Code ยง 160.1

Current through Reg. 49, No. 12; March 22, 2024

(a) These rules are promulgated under the authority of the Medical Practice Act Title 3, Subtitle B, Texas Occupations Code and the Medical Physics Practice Act, Texas Occupations Code Annotated Chapter 602, concerning the licensure and regulation of medical physicists. The purpose of these rules is to:

(1) protect the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens of this state from harmful effects of radiation;

(2) protect the public from the practice of medical physicists by incompetent licensees.

(b) This chapter will protect the public from the dangers described by subsection (a)(1) and (2) of this section by:

(1) establishing minimum standards of education, training, and competency for persons engaged in the practice of medical physics; and

(2) ensuring that the privilege of practicing in the field of medical physics is entrusted only to those persons licensed under the Act.

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